November 2015 Index

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3. ACROSS BORDERS – Canadian Foodgrains events calendar

4. Rural youth group grows crop, donates proceeds to Foodgrains Bank

5. World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-off

5. USDA investigation links PEDV to shipping containers

6. Developing world making own decisions about GMOs

6. Court stops EPA water rule

7. ANNOUNCEMENTS – Trudeau wins! What does it mean for Canadian agriculture?

8. Ottawa to host 2016 Canadian Plowing Championships

8. CASA welcomes new chair and two new Board members

8. FCC’s Drive Away Hunger Campaign ends for 2015

8. Draft poultry Code of Practice released for public comment

9. Manitoba passes community pastures management to non-profit

9. G3 Canada to construct new grain terminal

9. 2015 All Canada Sheep Classic

10. Alberta 4-H Premier’s Award

10. Manitoba releases Boreal Woodland Caribou Recovery Strategy

10. First-of-its-kind Heritage Trees Program underway

11. BEES – Glyphosate and acetemiprid have relatively low toxicity for bees

11. ‘Bee Time’ wins Governor General’s Award

12. COMPETITIONS & AWARDS – Third annual “Ode to A Farmer” Poetry Contest winners

12. Canadian Farm Writers celebrate Lifetime Achievements

13. Manitoba Food Fight winners

13. An emotional crowning of the 2016 Calgary Stampede Royalty

14. Intelligent Community Forum names the Smart21 Communities of 2016

15. EVENTS – 2015 Queen of the Furrow at International Plowing Match

16. Fairs, Exhibitions & Farm Shows

17. FARM BUSINESS – Community farm moves into Ottawa greenbelt

17. Survey examines barriers to women in agriculture

18. New trade deal means access to new markets in Asian-Pacific

18. TPP sets stage for 10-year phase-out of Canadian dairy, says NFU

19. FOOD – Natural antioxidants for meat preservation

19. Big data to shake up food retail

20. Exploring farming on Mars in science study guide

21. RESEARCH – Food: the next frontier in space

21. Working toward responsible waste-water management

21. New gene drive technology may allow control of pesticide-resistant pests

22. Improving BC wine one yeast at a time

23. Fertilizer runoff is just one piece of the dead zone puzzle

24. Temperate weather increases vole damage to crops, landscaping

24. Resistance genes from wild relatives of crops offer opportunities